Dignus buchsbaumi Fibiger

FIBIGER, MICHAEL, 2010, Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea) Part 3, Taxonomy of the Tactusinae, Zootaxa 2583 (1), pp. 1-119: 39-40

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2583.1.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5459428

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7C67FC6F-2D15-FF8F-FF28-FAD9EB027630

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Felipe

scientific name

Dignus buchsbaumi Fibiger
status

new species

Dignus buchsbaumi Fibiger   , new species

( Plate 5, figure 2; female genit. plate 23, figure 6)

Material examined. Holotype: female, Indonesia, Lombok centr., Senaru, Gg. Rinjani, 8’18’02 S, 16’24’31 E, 515 m, 28.vii.2003, leg. Ulf Buchsbaum, genit. prep. 4646 M. Fibiger, coll. MF, to be deposited in ZSM.  

Diagnosis. Imago (external). Wingspan: 12 mm.

Labial palps: porrect; second segment brown outside, beige inside, roughly scaled vertically; third segment 1/4 of second, narrow, brown.

Head, patagia, tegulae, thorax, and ground colour of forewing: dark greyish brown.

Crosslines: antemedial and subterminal lines well marked, black, almost straight; other lines weakly marked, except narrow terminal line (apo.).

Abdomen: dark grey, with dorsal tuft on basal segment.

Reniform stigma: whitish yellow; black outlined.

Hindwing: grey, discal spot absent.

Underside: grey, costal area of both wings suffused with black scales, discal spot absent.

Female genitalia. Ovipositor: quadrangular, with rounded corners.

Posterior apophyses: 2.5 times longer than ovipositor (apo.).

Anterior apophyses: as long as ovipositor (apo.).

7 th abdominal segment: as long as broadest width; anteriorly heavily sclerotised, with long, lateral pockets (apo.).

7 th and 8 th abdominal segment: fused; slightly longer than broad.

8 th abdominal segment: half as long as wide (apo.).

Ostium: displaced slightly to left; positioned anteriorly at 7 th segment, at end of cylindrical postvaginal channel (apo.).

Antrum: narrow, short, ringlike (apo.).

Ductus bursae: membranous, very long and narrow; 3 times as long as corpus bursae.

Appendix bursae: arising posteriorly from ductus bursae.

Signum: cross shaped; longitudinal bar weaker and broader, platelike.

Distribution. D. buchsbaumi   known only from type-locality, Indonesia, Bali.

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Erebidae

Genus

Dignus